Government to pay Rs. 1 cr to MSRTC for transporting prisoners


Maharashtra government has decided to pay the state road transport corporation Rs. 1.01 crore as charges for transporting jail staff and prisoners between 2006-07 and 2013-14.

The payment is part of the Rs. 3.08 crore, the state owes to Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC), towards transportation cost, a government resolution said.

The then vice chairman and managing director of MSRTC had written to the government in 2013 in this regard, it said.